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Michael Wacha Perfect Game profile
Birthdate: July 1, 1991
College: Texas A&M
Hometown: Texarkana, Texas
Previously drafted: Never
Projected draft round: 1
Texas A&M right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha has evolved from an undrafted high school pitcher out of Texas to a slam-dunk first-round pick as the ace pitcher for one of college baseball’s expected elite teams this spring.
To say the least, Wacha’s progression as a prospect the last three years has been an impressive development to watch unfold.
Out of high school at Texarkana, Texas (Pleasant Grove), Wacha had the height to be an elite prospect. However, he needed to put on some weight and was just 86-87 mph with his fastball, with just average secondary stuff.
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